Since 2016, volunteers across the United States have participated in the Climate Watch survey to collect data about target species to help Audubon scientists better understand how birds are responding to climate change. This summer was my first opportunity to work with the Bexar Audubon Society to get involved and collect this crucial data about the Lesser Goldfinch.
Bird identification through bioacoustic monitoring is an exciting field with numerous technological advancements. In this comparison showdown, we’ll be taking a closer look at three popular bioacoustic bird identification stations: BirdNET-Pi, Haikubox, and Birdweather’s PUC.
The Haikubox is finally here! Learn how this new avian bioacoustic identification device can identify birds across the US and Canada based on their vocalizations alone.
Get your hands on the latest tool for birdwatchers and conservationists today.
I recently visited the birdfeed store and chatted with an employee there about birds (naturally). She asked if I’ve been to the Albert and Bessie Kronkosky State Natural Area. She mentioned they are doing a Golden-cheeked Warbler survey on the land and they need volunteers.
This past weekend brought many organized birding events to the city of Los Angeles. Audubon chapters from around LA coordinated the second annual Bird Day LA: a slew of bird/nature walks, photography classes, and a bar meet-up, all aimed to get the public excited about bird watching, nature, and conservation. Coincidentally, Audubon California decided to hold the first-ever Brown Pelican Survey on the same day. Due to my hectic school and work schedule, I decided to focus my time on attending this important bird count.
For those who live in London, you can now tweet @PigeonAir to have a pigeon task force dispatched to your neighborhood to fly through the sky and test the quality of the air. Plume Labs has teamed up with a local owner of racing pigeons, whose birds are outfitted with tiny sensors that take readings of ozone, volatile compounds, and nitrogen dioxide.